(Corrects to change reference to “CNG” from “LPG” in headline and second paragraph)
ISTANBUL, July 31 (Reuters) - Turkish state energy company Botas has raised natural gas prices by an average of 14.97% for residential users as of Aug. 1, Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) said on Wednesday.
In a statement, EPDK said that the natural gas prices for facilities producing CNG (compressed natural gas) will also rise by an average of 13.73% effective Aug. 1.
Separately, a senior energy official told Reuters that EPDK officials will meet on Thursday to discuss electricity prices. (Reporting by Orhan Coskun; writing by Ezgi Erkoyun, editing by G Crosse)